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Coast Guard Seeks Industry Information on New Icebreakers; Adm. Paul Zukunft Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a request for information on potential contractors that can build new icebreakers intended to perform missions in the Arctic, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes the service branch issued notional requirements and a notional schedule for the Polar Icebreaker Replacement Program through …

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Reuters: Shipbuilding Contractors Show Interest in Coast Guard Icebreaker Program

Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics have expressed interest in the U.S. Navy‘s program for icebreaker vessels after the administration proposed to accelerate the buying process, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes the proposal brought forward the acquisition to 2020 from 2022 due to increasing commerce and maritime traffic in the Arctic …

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